Roseville Police Still Searching For Armed Man Who Robbed Burlington

WWJ News
November 26, 2019 - 5:59 pm
Roseville Burlington robbery suspect

(Photos: Roseville Police Department)


ROSEVILLE (WWJ) - Police have released more photos and information as they search for a man wanted for a late night armed robbery in Roseville. 

Employees were frightened, but no one was hurt in the incident at Burlington, formerly known as Burlington Coat Factory, located at 31940 Oration Ave. near Little Mack, at around 11 p.m. Wednesday.

Roseville Burlington robbery suspect
(Photos: Roseville Police)
Four employees were closing the store for the night, according to investigators, when the suspect ran up and ordered the employees to shut off the alarm and to head back to the office where the safe was located. He then ordered the manager to zip tie the three employees and remove money from the safe, police say. The suspect ordered the employees not to leave the office before fleeing the scene. 

He was armed with a handgun, police said, as is seen in surveillance images released Wednesday. 

There were four employees, one make and male and three females, in the store at the time, police said, but no customers. Police did not say how much cash the man got away with. 

The suspect is described as a black male, 34 to 40 years old, around 6'1'' tall and a heavy build, weighiong 250 lbs. or more. He had a full beard and mustache nnd medium complexion. He was wearing a black zip-up hooded sweatshirt, black pants, black Fila shoes and was carrying a green Nike backpack. 

roseville suspect vehicle
Suspect vehicle. (Photo: Roseville Police)

Police said the robber drove away in a dark-colored mid-size SUV, which was parked near Little Mack, in the main parking lot of the store. 

Tips are being sought from the public as the investigation continues, with a cash reward of up to $1,000 available of the information leads to an arrest. 

Anyone with information about this crime should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP (1-800-773-2587). Tips may also be submitted online at this link.
As always, tipsters may stay 100 percent anonymous, will not be asked their names, to speak to police or to testify in court.